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Take our Video Challenge

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Are you a disabled young person under 25? Do you have a view, or an insight, or a vision or an opinion you would like to share about the future of accessible transport? Take our video challenge and...
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This video competition is open to disabled young people in the UK, to see what their views are on accessible transport of the future - please share with your contacts #moat13

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No guarantee of help for disabled passengers, says Southern

No guarantee of help for disabled passengers, says Southern | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Train maps no longer specify stations where passengers needing assistance can turn up and travel
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Tweet from @EdinburghTrams

We want to make travel as easy as possible for everyone. Every one of our trams is 100% wheelchair accessible:… https://t.co/TYcol1s8pS
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PRM Service charges – are you looking at the right figures? | able2fly

PRM Service charges – are you looking at the right figures? | able2fly | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
@Able2flyinfo Airport charges https://t.co/CC1drTIGk2 #accessible #travel
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Tweet from @WhizzKidz

"Travel shouldn’t be a trauma for disabled people" Whizz-Kidz CEO @RuthOwenOBE calls to improve accessible transpor… https://t.co/sZKhsNkWm3
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Bristol Airport Opens Changing Places Facility as Part of Focus on Accessibility

Bristol Airport Opens Changing Places Facility as Part of Focus on Accessibility | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile.
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Transport providers come under pressure to improve disabled access

Transport providers come under pressure to improve disabled access | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Paralympians Anne Wafula Strike and Ade Adepitan back fines for companies that fail to provide facilities for disabled people
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Ceiling Hoist users Club - Accessible cabins for disabled passengers

Ceiling Hoist users Club - Accessible cabins for disabled passengers | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it

On the overnight routes there are four cabins per ship designed for disabled users. Two of these cabins are designed to allow ease of access, whilst the other two cabins are fitted with lifting equipment. Cabins have two single beds at normal height. Cabins without lifting equipment have an additional drop-down berth available for a carer. All the disabled cabins are fitted with a television. Accessible cabins have wide access electrically-operated doors and sinks at the correct height. Toilets are fitted with the required rails and handles. Each cabin is equipped with a waterproof seat which can be wheeled into the shower and toilet.

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V/Line Accessibility Forum - ScopeAust

V/Line Accessibility Forum - ScopeAust | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
V/Line is hosting an event that allows you to provide feedback on the accessibility of V/Line services. After the forum, participants will be able to tr
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Only nine per cent of county taxis are wheelchair accessible

Only nine per cent of county taxis are wheelchair accessible | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Fewer than a fifth of all taxis in Gloucester are wheelchair accessible, new figures reveal. The Department for Transport statistics mean 24 of the 131 city taxis cater for those unable to walk
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Irish Rail apologises after wheelchair user left on darkened train at end of line

Irish Rail apologises after wheelchair user left on darkened train at end of line | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Wheelchair user Louise Bruton found herself stranded on a train at Dublin’s Heuston Station two weeks ago.
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Getting the Most Out of Your Accessible RV Travel - BraunAbility

Getting the Most Out of Your Accessible RV Travel - BraunAbility | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Ready to explore the world in an RV, but not sure how to do it from a wheelchair? Here's a beginners' guide to accessible RV travel.
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Tourism is for Everybody accessible travel campaign

Tourism is for Everybody accessible travel campaign | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
We hear from Tourism for All about its new campaign, Tourism is for Everybody, promoting accessible travel for all disabled people.
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Disability groups hail court's support for wheelchair user on bus

Disability groups hail court's support for wheelchair user on bus | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Bus drivers must now pressure passengers to make room in ruling described by Doug Paulley as ‘significant cultural change’
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Accessibility in Edinburgh - This is Edinburgh

Accessibility in Edinburgh - This is Edinburgh | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Is it easy to get around Edinburgh? Take a look at our guide to Edinburgh for disabled travellers. This is Edinburgh - The Official Guide to Edinburgh
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TRAVELable 2017 - ​​Our Guide To Disability Travel | Surrey Information Point

TRAVELable 2017 - ​​Our Guide To Disability Travel | Surrey Information Point | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
@SurreyCouncil has uploaded a useful guide to disability-friendly holiday providers at https://t.co/07f1DYiEWS #accessible travel
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Negative experiences of ‘accessible’ air travel becoming the norm | CAFE

Negative experiences of ‘accessible’ air travel becoming the norm | CAFE | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
CAFE
Centre for Access to Football in Europe
We are working with supporters, clubs and governing bodies towards one clear aim - a more accessible and inclusive matchday experience for disabled supporters across Europe. We are associate partners of UEFA and work with them and their 54 member association. With UEFA, we have produced 'Access for All' - the UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating and Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience. This guide provides a benchmark of good practice for both new and existing stadiums and is available in 12 languages. Our message is one that we want football to extend to: 'Total Football - Total Access'
Centre for Access to Football in Europe, Regus House, Herons Way, Chester Business Park, Chester, CH4 9QR, UK
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Merc hails new black cab for London

Merc hails new black cab for London | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
THE latest Mercedes Vito black cab taxi for London has been launched in the city.Mercedes claims it offers unrivalled levels of space and refine
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New CAA guidelines: Making air travel more accessible for passengers with hidden disabilities | UK Civil Aviation Authority

New CAA guidelines: Making air travel more accessible for passengers with hidden disabilities | UK Civil Aviation Authority | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
New guidance on how airports should support people with hidden disabilities including dementia, autism, mental health problems and sensory impairment
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Accessible Travel Framework - Accessible Travel Hub

Accessible Travel Framework - Accessible Travel Hub | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
  Working with the Scottish Government, the transport community and disabled people through their organisations, Transport Scotland seek to improve accessible travel in Scotland through the development of a 10 year plan; the Accessible...
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Tweet from @mssocietyuk

Tweet from @mssocietyuk | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Based on your mobility needs, travelling might need extra planning. Here are some #MS travel tips:… https://t.co/CXnGbHMc0v
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London bus driver ignores blue buzzer alert and drives off with wheelchair user still onboard

London's bus drivers routinely ignore the blue buzzer alert which is a wheelchair user's signal that they wish to get off at the next stop and will need th
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​How many taxis are wheelchair accessible in Bath?

​How many taxis are wheelchair accessible in Bath? | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Only around a tenth of all taxis in Bath and North East Somerset are wheelchair accessible. According to the latest figures from the Department for Transport, only 17 of the 159 taxis in th
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Top tips for wheelchair accessible travel

Top tips for wheelchair accessible travel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Let’s be honest. Travelling is stressful. Even the most experienced traveller will have stressful moments at some point throughout their trip. Travelling with a disability brings added stress, but by no means does it make it impossible.
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